Dr. Jay Michael Portnow - NPI #1285657924

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Doctor located in Brockton, MA

Massachusetts Brockton Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Dr. Jay Michael Portnow Information


Dr. Jay Michael Portnow is a male Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Doctor (taxonomy code 208100000X) located in Brockton, Massachusetts. Dr. Jay Michael Portnow's NPI Number is #1285657924 and has been listed in the NPI registry for 10 years. Dr. Jay Michael Portnow's practice location is listed as: 377 Belmont St Brockton, MA 02301-4995 and can be reached via phone at (508) 580-5380.

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Taxonomy

The taxonomy code for Dr. Jay Michael Portnow's main specialty, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, is 208100000X. Physical medicine and rehabilitation, also referred to as rehabilitation medicine, is the medical specialty concerned with diagnosing, evaluating, and treating patients with physical disabilities. These disabilities may arise from conditions affecting the musculoskeletal system such as neck and back pain, sports injuries, or other painful conditions affecting the limbs, such as carpal tunnel syndrome. Alternatively, the disabilities may result from neurological trauma or disease such as spinal cord injury, head injury or stroke. A physician certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation is often called a physiatrist. The primary goal of the physiatrist is to achieve maximal restoration of physical, psychological, social and vocational function through comprehensive rehabilitation. Pain management is often an important part of the role of the physiatrist. For diagnosis and evaluation, a physiatrist may include the techniques of electromyography to supplement the standard history, physical, x-ray and laboratory examinations. The physiatrist has expertise in the appropriate use of therapeutic exercise, prosthetics (artificial limbs), orthotics and mechanical and electrical devices.



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Health Care Provider Information
 NPI # 1285657924
 Phone (508) 580-5380
 Fax (508) 580-1875
377 Belmont St
Brockton, MA 02301-4995
 Gender M
 Website Not provided
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (MA)
Business Information
  • Sole Proprietor? Yes
  • Is Sub-Organization? Not Available
  • Parent Org Name: Not Available
 Updated 7/8/2007
 Added 7/25/2006
 Viewed on 10/24/2016
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